Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Death rate map
India leads world in deaths of under-5 kids
Times of India - 6/28/2016 6:55:05 AM
In 24 low and lower-middle income countries, the child mortality rate has plummeted by two-thirds or more. India has witnessed around 62% decline in under-five deaths between 1990 and 2015. According to the report, unless the world accelerates progress and ...
Federal election 2016: Death rates by electorate
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 6/29/2016 1:49:04 PM
Liberal Paul Fletcher's seat of Bradfield - one of the country's most affluent electorates ... "We know inequality across the world is growing," Professor Glover said. The gap in premature death rates between the top and bottom 20 per cent when ranked ...
India among 5 countries that will see high under-5 deaths: UN
Economic Times - 6/28/2016 7:55:20 PM
The State of the World's Children', UNICEF's annual ... The global maternal mortality rate will be around 161 deaths per 100,000 live births -- still five times the level for high-income countries in 1990. It said pneumonia will remain the second biggest ...
India, Pakistan among countries that will see most under-5 deaths
Firstpost - 6/28/2016 3:30:28 PM
The State of the World's Children', UNICEF's annual ... The global maternal mortality rate will be around 161 deaths per 100,000 live births—still five times the level for high-income countries in 1990. It said pneumonia will remain the second biggest ...
Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s most disadvantaged children: UNICEF global report
UNICEF - 6/28/2016 10:22:40 AM
The State of the World’s Children 2016, UNICEF’s annual flagship report indicates that to fully realize the target in Uganda, the reduction rate for under five mortality in poorer ... of UNICEF’s 2016-2020 Country Programme of Cooperation with ...
Preventable Child Deaths Not Always Linked to Poorest Countries: UNICEF
Inter Press Service - 6/29/2016 2:21:53 AM
Millions of children still die before reaching their fifth birthday every year, according to the 2016 State of The World ... in child mortality. Many poorer countries are outpacing their richer neighbours in reducing their mortality rates, and some ...
UNICEF finds dramatic inequality among world's poorest, richest children
FOX News - 6/28/2016 11:34:15 AM
Noting some progress in halving global mortality rates for children under 5 since 1990 and boys and girls attending primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries ... for stronger efforts to educate the world's children, noting that on average each ...
Poverty and early deaths await millions of world's most disadvantaged children - UNICEF
New Kerala - 6/28/2016 6:36:35 PM
We have a choice: Invest in these children now or allow our world to become ... Global under-five mortality rates have been more than halved since 1990, boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people ...
Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world's most disadvantaged children: UNICEF's State of the World's Children flagship report
The Business Journal - 6/28/2016 11:41:24 AM
The State of the World's Children ... Global under-five mortality rates have been more than halved since 1990, boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide is almost ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
... and compare only the infant mortality rate of Caucasian Americans, our ranking versus the competitor countries is unaffected. Infant mortality is just one of many metrics where the US used to be a world leader and has slipped in the last few decades.
Effort aims to decrease death rate of infants
Toledo Blade - 6/29/2016 4:23:34 AM
Its infant mortality rate exceeds 16 deaths per 1,000, surpassing the infant-mortality rates in third-world countries such as Syria, Jordan, Albania, and Mexico. “In these four ZIP Codes you will find every single factor, in triplicate, that results in ...
Compare These Gun Death Rates: The U.S. Is in a Different World
New York Times - 6/13/2016 8:34:36 PM
Around the world, those countries have substantially lower rates of deaths from gun homicide. In Germany, being murdered with a gun is as uncommon as being killed by a falling object in the United States. About two people out of every million are killed in ...
UNICEF: Early deaths await 69 million children by 2030
Updated News - 6/28/2016 8:56:46 AM
“We have a choice: Invest in these children now, or allow our world to become still more unequal and divided.” Investment on education Since the 1990s, under-five mortality rates ... completed, that country’s poverty rate falls by 9 percent on ...
India far away from curbing neonatal deaths
Deccan Herald - 6/28/2016 8:31:07 PM
The State of World’s Children, UNICEF’s flagship annual ... India with its 48 deaths per thousand live births ranks 48 in the list of countries with highest number of Under Five Mortality Rate (U5MR). The Infant Mortality (death under one year) Rate ...
Unicef: 69m kids could die from preventable causes by 2030
Ekantipur - 6/29/2016 3:26:18 AM
The report entitled “The State of the World’s Children ... Global under-five mortality rates have been more than halved since 1990, boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people living in extreme ...